Single Print server printers limits and IPP over NLB

Home Forums Server Operating Systems Windows Server 2000 / 2003 / 2003 R2 Single Print server printers limits and IPP over NLB

This topic contains 0 replies, has 1 voice, and was last updated by  lukeandmax 12 years, 9 months ago.

Viewing 1 post (of 1 total)
  • Author
    Posts

  • lukeandmax
    Member
    #111149

    Hi All

    I would like to ask you if you know any Microsoft suggestion or recommendation regarding maxmimum number of shared printers that can be configured on a single non-clustered server regardless of hardware, in a high print usage environment (let’s suppose 800 users that continously prints relatively small documents of 5 to 10 pages, PDF, DOCs etc) . Do you know if
    there is some document that reports about best practice in sizing print servers?

    Another point: have you ever heard about large environments using IPP ? For example, what do you think about an environment that implements a 2-Nodes-NLB to load balance 2 print servers with 400 printers mapped by users via Internet Printing Protocol? Would it be a feasible solution? Does IPP scale for a such size? Does NLB work fine with IPP-IIS-WebSite or is this a particular use that may lead to performance problems?

    TIA
    L&M

Viewing 1 post (of 1 total)

You must be logged in to reply to this topic.